Strong performance from a recent acquisition: 20 Westland Place

May 20, 2022

Our industrial investment strategy for Westland Property Syndicate is yielding good results.                          In November 2021, the Westland Property Syndicate LP purchased a prime industrial building in Rolleston – 20km from the Christchurch CBD. We liked the Rolleston location because it is one of the…

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Positive impact, long-term leases drive investment in daycare centres

April 29, 2022

Government funding support for early childhood sector attracting wholesale investors to Erskine + Owen’s NZ Daycare Properties Fund LP. Daycare Properties Fund is enticing property investors Long-term leases and significant government support are enticing property investors to invest in daycare centres.  Alan Henderson, Director at property investment company Erskine + Owen, said the specialist investment…

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War in Ukraine, a de-globalised economy and inflation: what it all means for NZ

April 19, 2022

    Erskine + Owen director Alan Henderson sat down with economist Dr David Skilling to discuss how changes in the global economy might affect New Zealand. David advises governments, companies, and financial institutions in the Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Europe on dynamics in global macro, economic policy, globalisation, and geopolitics. A global…

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Distribution centre syndication delivers strong returns to investors

March 23, 2022

Distribution centre syndication delivers strong returns to investors In late 2019, we launched a property syndication to purchase a Heinz Wattie’s distribution centre in Hastings for $29.1m. Two years later, the syndication has consistently delivered strong cash returns and capital growth.   First, the syndicate has achieved an 8% return (paid monthly) – in line with…

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How are we helping a client build a $135k per annum passive income – after tax 

March 23, 2022

In 2009, Mr and Mrs Brown approached Erskine + Owen with a clear goal: retire in 2029, with $135,000 per year income after tax.   Erskine + Owen directors Alan Henderson and Lisa Phillips got to work. Working backwards from their 2029 financial goal, they put together a 20-year plan to achieve it through intelligent property…

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Is the NZ Property Party Over?

December 21, 2021
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In the year to September inflation hit 4.9%, the highest in a decade, and mortgage rates have risen rapidly. As a property investor it is natural to be concerned about the impact on property prices and yields…and ask is the property party over? Inflation While the inflation rate has startled some investors, the real question…

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How to invest in property without buying a house

November 11, 2021

Sky-high house prices make it hard to buy a first home, let alone a rental property, but experts say there are ways to invest in property without buying a house. Investing in residential rental property has long been New Zealanders’ favoured means of building wealth, or saving for retirement. But a host of Government and…

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More investors cashing out of residential property, some going into commercial – research

November 11, 2021

More investors are cashing out of residential properties – and some intend to put their money into commercial buildings, recent data and commentary suggests. An October Tony Alexander Portfolio Investment Survey shows of 1753 respondents, a net 19 percent intend to reduce their residential property investments over the next year. A net 2 percent intend to buy commercial property,…

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Investors eye commercial over residential

November 5, 2021

Investors switching from residential property in favour of commercial are driving strong interest in industrial sites and buildings across the country despite pandemic uncertainty. Alan Henderson, Director at property company Erskine & Owen, said there is growing interest in commercial property because investors want a simple and long-term investment. “Residential investment is expensive, with landlords…

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Westland Property Syndicate LP – Investment Summary Video

October 28, 2021

Westland Property Syndicate LP This offer will provide investors with the opportunity to invest in a high-quality industrial building with a long established tenant, Pegasus Engineering Limited, servicing the construction and infrastructure development sectors in the South Island. The property is located alongside other well-known NZ brands in the Izone Business Hub in Rolleston, one…

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